Boating BC Initiatives

The voice of the recreational marine industry in British Columbia, Boating BC works with other industry groups – including local, national and international – and all levels of government to provide a strong and consistent voice for the boating community. Below is a brief synopsis of some of Boating BC's recent successful initiatives.

National Discover Boating Campaign partnership:

  • Publication of Discover Boating Magazine
  • National Advertising Campaign
  • National website:
  • LifeSaving Society WaterWise Team Sponsorship
  • Boat for Hope
  • Family Fishing Weekend
  • Georgia Strait Alliance Clean Marine Program
  • Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society
  • Regional Discover Boating Promotion & Community Contributions

Ongoing Representation on Committees:

  • Sport Fishing Institute
  • Regional Recreational Boating Advisory Committees
  • National Canadian Marine Advisory Council
  • Western Marine Community Coalition
  • Pacific Coast Marine Review Panel and Navigational Aids Sub-committee
  • BC Marine Conservation Analysis Working Group
  • Canadian Safe Boating Council

Government Issues Addressed:

  • Provincial Grey Water Regulations
  • Small Vessel Regulations
  • Vessel Licencing Tracking
  • TP 1332 - Small Vessel Construction Standards
  • Fuel Stations
  • Foreshore Access and Waterfront Development
  • Pleasure Craft Operator Competency Program Changes
  • Vessel Operating Restriction Regulations
  • Compliance Labels
  • Disposal of Expired Flares
  • Anchoring Restrictions
  • Olympic Marine Security

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